Schizophrenia: Practical prescribing of antipsychotics

Lynn Haygarth, Stephen Hemingway

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Schizophrenia is commonly treated with antipsychotics. This article presents a major overview of prescribing antipsychotic for the non-medical prescriber. The prescribing of first- and second generation antipsychotics is considered together with the formulation and side effects. Both the evidence-base for prescribing, and the pharmacology are considered with particular reference to side effects and patient choice.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages7
Specialist publicationNurse Prescribing
PublisherMark Allen Group
Publication statusPublished - 6 Feb 2018


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